Mr Trump tweeted after waking up this morning: “Our country needs strong borders and extreme vetting, NOW.
“Look what is happening all over Europe and, indeed, the world – a horrible mess!”
Homeland Security then said a temporary stay granted by a federal court will not stop the immigration ban from being put in place.
In Britain, Theresa May has condemned the move and has ordered the Foreign Secretary and Home Secretary to call their US counterparts to urgently discuss the travel ban.
Boris Johnson and Amber Rudd have been told to call the United States following widespread condemnation of an emergency executive order which has meant hundreds of people with visas have been turned away from the US since Friday.
Citizens from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia are banned for 90 days and all refugee admissions have been suspended for 120 days under the “extreme vetting”…